Sunday, May 26, 2013

Obama’s Witness Protection Program Loses Two Terrorists

Obama’s Witness Protection Program Loses Two Terrorists

AUTHOR Cathy Reisenwitz
May 16, 2013 4:18pm PST
It’s been a bad week to be Eric Holder. If he wasn’t going around and raiding state-legal medical marijuana dispensaries, stealing from and bankrupting their entrepreneur owners, subpoenaing journalists’ phone records to intimidate them for publishing facts contradicting White House talking points and, who could forget?, arming Mexican cartels in an effort to get more Mexicans killed, but getting an American killed instead, so he can ban more guns in the US, I’d really feel sorry for him!
Today, CNN reported that Witness Protection has lost two terrorist group informants and it’s likely they’ve left the country. There are conflicting reports from the department that maybe they’ve been gone for two years, and maybe Witness Protection actually does know where they are.
cathyBut that’s not the worst part. The audit that revealed that there are two terrorists missing who may have been lost for up to two years also revealed that the department doesn’t actually know how many terrorists they’re actually accountable for. Apparently Witness Protection was dealing with known terrorists, but wasn’t talking to the No Fly List people, meaning that over the past several years, known terrorists have been flying around with impunity while innocent people have been barred from travel for having the wrong name and everyone has had to be naked scanned or felt up to fly. Awesome job guys.
President Obama did not offer comment.
Written By Cathy Reisenwitz

3 Al-Qaeda Terrorists Wanted For American Murders At Benghazi

AUTHOR Bookworm
May 3, 2013 8:55am PST
On September 11, 2012, our consulate in Benghazi, Libya came under attack. At the end of the day, there were four dead: Ambassador Christopher Stevens; Sean Smith, a Foreign Service Information Management officer; Glen Doherty, a former SEAL and CIA agent; and Tyrone S. Woods, also a former SEAL and CIA agent. The last two died the SEAL way: fighting until the last drop of blood in their bodies had drained away, an act of extraordinary courage that undoubtedly saved others at the consulate from dying. Back in Washington, the administration watched, but did nothing.
In the immediate aftermath of this attack, President Obama said the word “terror” only once. Speaking on the White House lawn immediately after news of the attack had broken, he said “no acts of terror will ever shake the resolve of this great nation….” Given the entire tone of the speech, this seemed to be a generic reference to any attacks against the United States, rather than a specific reference to al Qaeda or other known terrorist organizations. In any event, after that, the administration struck the word “terror” from its vocabulary.
By the time the dust settled, the administration had decided upon the official story: Benghazi was a movie review run amok. Apparently some random street guys in Benghazi were so outraged by a short, unknown, unreleased video about Mohamed, made by an unknown filmmaker (who even now languishes in an American prison), that they couldn’t help themselves – they just had to attack the consulate and kill people.
U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, relying “on the information provided to me by the intelligence community,” made the round of news shows assuring all and sundry that the attacks flowed directly from protests about this obscure anti-Muslim video. It was all so simple:
There’s no question, as we’ve seen in the past with things like ‘The Satanic Verses,’ with the cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad, there have been such things that have sparked outrage and anger and this has been the proximate cause of what we’ve seen.
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What happened in Benghazi was in fact initially a spontaneous reaction to what had just transpired hours before in Cairo, almost a copycat of the demonstrations against our facility in Cairo, prompted by the video.
People who were not in denial and who were not trying to protect an administration that had assured Americans that al Qaeda-style terrorism was a thing of the past suspected differently. This state of affairs (spin on one side, doubt on the other) might have continued indefinitely were it not for two things: (a) Congressional Republicans began to push hard for hearings, and announced that the long missing survivors would finally appear in public to testify; and (b) Fox News’ aired an interview with a whistle-blower who revealed that American intelligence has long known who did the attack and could have taken the attackers into custody or otherwise acted against them.
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With these two spurs, the floodgates have opened. First, the FBI finally released photos of three suspects. Second, CNN now reports that those who doubted the administration and media narrative about a film review run riot have been proven right. According to an unnamed senior U.S. law enforcement official, “three or four members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula [AQAP]” were a part of the attack.
The men’s appearance there was no coincidence. Another source told CNN that Western intelligence believes the men were in Benghazi specifically to carry out the attack. CNN sums up what this means:
If the AQAP members were dispatched to Benghazi, it would be further evidence of a new level of co-operation among jihadist groups throughout the Middle East and North Africa, counterterrorism analysts say.
Nor is AQAP a little breakaway fringe group that was lucky enough to be in the right place at the right time. Again, according to CNN,
AQAP is regarded as one of the most active and dangerous of al Qaeda franchises. It has tried to launch several attacks on the U.S. homeland. On Christmas Day 2009, a Nigerian recruited by the group attempted to blow up a plane flying into Detroit but failed because his device malfunctioned. The following October the group attempted to blow up planes heading to the United States with printer bombs disguised as air cargo. The packages were intercepted after a tip from Saudi intelligence. And in April 2012, a British informant working for Saudi counterterrorism thwarted a new plot by the group to bomb a U.S-bound airliner.
In all likelihood, the attack was planned well in advance:
On September 10 — at least 18 hours before the attack — al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, in a video timed for the anniversary of 9/11, called for attacks on Americans in Libya to avenge the death of al-Libi.
If you ever get the feeling your government is lying to you, you’re probably right. The Obama administration has lied from the very first minute about the Benghazi attack. It looks, though, as if the day of reckoning has finally arrived.

Documents Released That Terrorists Are Given New Identities And Allowed To Board Flights

Documents Released That Terrorists Are Given New Identities And Allowed To Board Flights

AUTHOR Libertarian Girl
May 20, 2013 2:56pm PST
This may come as a surprise to you but the government is inefficient. I know that’s shocking and a new revelation but it’s as common as the day is long. I’m obviously being sarcastic. The United States government is far too large and intrusive to run efficiently. This particular case of government screw-ups is in the witness protection program and involves terrorism suspects. A new report released today shows that the Department of Justice’s witness protection program had serious national security issues. An unknown number of terrorists were allowed to pass through security and take commercial flights because their new names were not updated on the “no fly” list.
Because of statutory restrictions, national security concerns, and the safety of those in witness protection the full report is not publicly released.
The witness protection program began in 1971. Since its’ inception it has had 8,400 witnesses and 9,900 family members and associates. Participants are relocated to an area where they are believed to be safe from harm, given a new identity, afforded financial assistance, and job training.
The report scrutinizing this program found:
“significant deficiencies in the handling of known or suspected terrorists who were admitted into the WITSEC Program. Specifically, we determined that OEO (the Criminal Division’s Office of Enforcement Operations) and the USMS (United States Marshals Service) – the two entities primarily responsible for managing the WITSEC Program for participants who are not incarcerated – did not involve national security stakeholders when admitting and monitoring known or suspected terrorists into the WITSEC Program.”
Some of the participants who were previously terror suspects on the TSA’s no-fly list were given new names. They were then allowed to fly on commercial flights with the knowledge and approval of their program officials.
According to Main Justice, the DOJ defended the use of these witnesses, who they credit with aiding in a number of high-profile terrorism prosecutions and investigations, including the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 1988 East Africa Embassy bombings, the “Blind Sheik” prosecutions, and the New York City subway suicide-bomb plot.
The report calls for 16 recommendations to the Deputy Attorney General to fix the national security issues. The department stated that as of March 2013 15 of the 16 actions are in the process of being implemented.
In response to the report the Department of Justice stated that it “has identified, located, and minimized the threat of all former know or suspected terrorists admitted into the WITSEC Program during its 40-year history.”

The Theory is Now a Conspiracy And Facts Don’t Lie Author By JB Williams (Bio and Archives) Thursday, September 10, 2009 | Print friendly | Subscribe | Email Us 91 -Please read update at bottom of article Though we live in an era when all undesirable facts are often blindly labeled “conspiracy theories” by political operatives with an agenda at risk, a very real conspiracy unfolds every now and then. While it is indeed true that not all theories are actual conspiracies, like when Hillary Clinton developed an imaginary “right-wing conspiracy” out to get her husband, when in fact, the semen stained dress provided all the necessary (but unfriendly) facts and a perfectly logical explanation for all of those nasty rumors – it is also true that some conspiracies are much more than just crackpot theory. To be a bonafide conspiracy, two or more individuals must knowingly conspire, plot or plan an evil, unlawful, treacherous, or surreptitious act. In politics or law, an agreement by two or more persons to commit a crime, fraud, or other wrongful act, is a “conspiracy.” Not in theory, but in reality. Such is the case today! A political national committee, the Chair of the Party convention, the Secretary of the Party, Party offices in each of fifty states, and maybe many – many more, have knowingly and wantonly defrauded the American election system and more than 300 million American citizens. They plotted and planned an act of evil, unlawful, treacherous fraud in a blind quest for unbridled political power, and they hoped that you would never catch it. They almost got away with it too… They snuck it past fifty state election commissions, congress, the US Supreme Court and Justice Department, the Federal Elections Commission and countless members of the Electoral College nationwide. Not a single member of the, as Limbaugh says, “drive-by media” caught it either, or if they did, they decided to become complicit for their own political reasons. But as is always the case with liars, cheats and thieves, they slip up – make a silly mistake – overplay their hand – leave evidence lying around that they had forgotten about. And as with all chronic liars, they eventually get caught in their own web of lies. Then, one day, someone stumbles into that evidence, and the house of cards comes crashing down around them. It’s almost poetic… The Mistake Aware of the fact that Barack Hussein Obama does NOT meet Article II – Section I constitutional requirements for the office of President, what well-seasoned professional politician would be stupid enough to sign their name and stake their personal career upon certifying Obama as eligible? Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates are nominated at their respective Party Conventions. Believe it or not, each Party is assigned the duty of vetting and certifying the legal eligibility of their own candidates. I know, like asking the fox to guard the henhouse, right. But hey, we are talking about a country which still thinks there is a separation of powers between the High Court and the Executive branch, which seats that court by way of political appointment, confirmed by congress, which wants a piece of the judge and expects a few political favors too. The Evidence In this case, the Democrat Party was responsible for vetting and certifying Barack Hussein Obama as legally eligible to seek the Oval Office. The U.S. Constitution has only three very specific requirements for the job. The proper legal text used on the DNC Party “Official Certification of Nomination” document reads as follows, and I quote; “THIS IS TO CERTIFY that at the National Convention of the Democrat Party of the United States of America, held in Denver, Colorado on August 25 through 28, 2008, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively and that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution.” image Click to enlarge Yes, I know…. there is a typo in there. Not my typo, it belongs to whoever prepared the official document at the DNC. Did you catch it? The document is signed by Chair of the DNC Convention and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, DNC Secretary Alice Travis Germond and Colorado Notary of Public Shalifa A. Williamson. It is dated August 28, 2008. However, this document was never delivered to a single state DNC Office for state certification, and it was therefore, never presented to any state Election Commission as certification of these candidates, although I do have a copy of this notarized document myself. Instead, a very similar document was delivered to fifty state DNC offices, which those offices certified to each of fifty state Election Commissions, who then date-stamped the document and stuck it in a file cabinet, and proceeded to place these “certified” candidates on the ballot. The “Official Certification of Nomination” that was presented by the DNC in all fifty states for the 2008 Presidential election, in which Barack Hussein Obama became the new President of the United States, was almost identical, and it too was signed by Chair of the DNC Convention and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, DNC Secretary Alice Travis Germond and Notary of Public Shalifa A. Williamson, dated August 28, 2008. But this version of the document was missing the following text, and I quote; “- and that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution.” The legal certification text on the DNC certified nomination document used for the DNC ticket was limited to, and I quote; “THIS IS TO CERTIFY that at the National Convention of the Democrat Party of the United States of America, held in Denver, Colorado on August 25 through 28, 2008, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively: image Click to enlarge Oops, another typo? The reference to Obama’s constitutional eligibility was missing… An accidental omission? The text certifying that Barack Hussein Obama was “legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution” had been removed from the document sent to the states. And yes, I have a copy of this version of the DNC Official Certification of Nomination letter too! In fact, this version is in Election Commission files of all fifty state Election Commission offices, state DNC headquarters, complete with date stamps, matching signatures, even the same Notary of Public authentication, and absent the constitutional text. Just in case you are wondering, the answer is yes. This version also includes the same typo present in the version not submitted by the DNC, but including the constitutional text, which means both documents have the same place of origin. The individual at DNC headquarters who prepared this very important document was not only a poor typist… they were sloppy enough to leave both versions of the signed documents lying around. Now this is the stuff real conspiracies are made of! The Implications Please, allow me to connect the dots here… The DNC drafted, signed and notarized TWO slightly different versions of their Official Certification of Nomination documents, not one. One of those documents had complete legal language, and one of them was missing the text concerning the constitutional eligibility of Barack Hussein Obama. The version which is absent any certification of constitutional standing for the office of President is the version that was filed with every state in the country, and the one used by the DNC to elect Barack Obama President. Oh, there is one more important document in this story. The RNC “Official Certification of Nomination” for John McCain and Sarah Palin reads, and I quote: “We do hereby certify that a national convention of Delegates representing the Republican Party of the United States, duly held and convened in the city of Saint Paul, State of Minnesota, on September 4, 2008, the following person, meeting the constitutional requirements for the Office of President of the United States, and the following person, meeting the constitutional requirements for the Office of Vice President of the Unites States, were nominated for such offices to be filled at the ensuing general election, November 4, 2008, viz;” image Click to enlarge The certification of constitutional eligibility is there in the RNC Certification of Nomination presented to the state Election Commissions. It’s there in the document which the DNC had prepared, signed and notarized, but did NOT deliver to the states. But it is NOT there in the DNC Certification of Nomination that the DNC used to certify and elect Barack Hussein Obama President and Joseph Biden Vice President of the United States of America. Last, the fact that TWO DNC Certifications exist, both signed, dated and notarized by the same individuals on the same day, means that a very real conspiracy to commit election fraud was underway, and since it took until six months after the election to uncover it, the conspiracy was indeed successful. Are you still wondering why Barack Obama has spent nearly $1.5 million in taxpayer’s funds to race Department of Justice lawyers around the country to stop all cases questioning Obama’s eligibility before discovery can force Obama to open up his top secret life? Now I realize that leftists, I mean liberals, no “progressives” – don’t like getting all bogged down in minutia and nit-picky details like the Constitution, but this is actually very serious business here. We are talking about the top-down leadership of the ruling political Party knowingly and wantonly defrauding voters by way of playing monkey business with fraudulent election documents. As Al Gore once said, the debate is OVER! There is no honest debate on the matter anymore. Obama is NOT a constitutional president, which is to say, we do NOT have a constitutional federal administration at present and every anti-American policy of the last six months is also, BINGO! – Unconstitutional! What is still in question however – does any court in America have the backbone to do what must be done? – And what do the American people do, if not one court in the nation has that kind of constitutional backbone today? Obama’s DOJ has thus far been successful in blocking the people’s access to the courts by claiming that no American citizen, including another presidential candidate, has “proper standing” to demand proof of Obama’s constitutional eligibility for the office he fraudulently holds. To be very clear, the RNC nomination form filed with the states certifies that John McCain met all constitutional requirements for the Office of President. But the DNC nomination form filed with the states is absent any such language. I know what I conclude from these facts, but what do you conclude from these facts? More importantly, what will a court of law conclude? Will they ever even agree to hear the evidence? The Theory is Now a Conspiracy And Facts Don’t Lie – Update 09-11-09 First, thank you all for your comments. It is vital to the future of our beloved nation, that every American patriot awaken from apathy and engage in the defense of freedom, liberty and justice. The comments on this story demonstrate that this is happening, none too soon. I want to respond to several comments regarding this story. I was first made aware of these two documents when an anonymous reader sent them to me. The documents were posted here — Document #1 and here — Document #2 and I provided these proper links in my September 9, 2009 column Tennessee Grand Jury Joins DOJ in Obstructing Justice. A poster has taken issue with a couple typos in this column. They make a good point, but more importantly, prove a very important point about this story in that process. Typos are more common than not, and that’s why it is significant that the same typo appears in both versions of the DNC Certification document. Like my column typos, which spellchecker missed in both cases, they are a way of identifying the authenticity and place of origin of a document. I usually take great pains to cross all t’s and dot all i’s just to eliminate any opening to discredit a story strictly on the basis of a typo. In this case, the story is of such magnitude, that it was more important to get the word out than to wait for the normal editing process. My apologies for the typos, but they change nothing. Upon seeing the two DNC documents posted, I contacted several state election offices and requested copies of the DNC and RNC Certifications filed and in all cases, received the DNC version absent the constitutional eligibility reference. Since the RNC document included the constitutional reference in all cases, and the DNC document did not in all cases, I made the assumption that the same documents were fax-blasted to all states. Some states date-stamp and some don’t. I have NOT viewed all 50 state filings. I recommend that each of you contact your state Election Commission office and obtain a copy of the document filed in your state. It has been posted here that Hawaii received a version of the DNC Certification that included the constitutional text. I have not verified this claim due to time constraints. However, assuming that the “constitutional” version of the document was filed in Hawaii or other states, this only further raises the question - “why two different documents?” Contrary to the assumption made by the Hawaii Cert poster, whether a state requires Article II – Section I text in its certification process or not, the U.S. Constitution requires that all candidates meet those requirements. Further, asserting that only some states require the language in the Certification document explains why the DNC included that text in those certs. But it does NOT explain why the DNC omitted that text from all others. Why two certs? The good news is – the Hawaii Certification proves that BOTH documents are authentic and official, that all matching signatures on BOTH documents are authentic and that the DNC used BOTH when only the one with constitutional text was necessary. It adds complete credibility to the story as both documents appear to have been not only drafted, signed and notarized by the DNC, but filed differently in different locations. Why not just file one version including the constitutional text? Last, this story confirms that some form of a conspiracy to mislead and ultimately defraud voters took place at the top of the Democrat Party. No story in recent history is of greater gravity. Yet, some prefer to focus their attention upon John McCain, who was not only a well known war hero from a well known US Military family of distinction, but a Senate confirmed Natural Born Citizen who was NOT elected President. Others prefer to focus attention on a typo missed by spellchecker, and still others hope to derail the story by asserting that Hawaii’s doc changes the only question raised by this report – Why TWO documents? Why eliminate constitutional text from any of them? This is a very typical strategy of the left, and its purpose is to deflect attention away from the real crisis at hand, and focus attention upon typos, other candidates not elected, and technicalities that change absolutely nothing about the story or the only question of concern, why two different certificates and why omit the reference to constitutional eligibility regarding a candidate who clearly does not meet those requirements? I reported what I found in a clear factual manner, and even the comments seeking to discredit, further confirm the basis for the story. So, in the end, I must ask, what do you make of all evidence presented? If I missed any typos here, I apologize! JB Williams is a writer on matters of history and American politics with more than 3000 pieces published over a twenty-year span. He has a decidedly conservative reverence for the Charters of Freedom, the men and women who have paid the price of freedom and liberty for all, and action oriented real-time solutions for modern challenges. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, a researcher, writer and a business owner. He is co-founder of action organizations The United States Patriots Union, a civilian parent organization for The Veteran Defenders of America. He is also co-founder of The North American Law Center, a citizen run investigative legal research and activism organization preparing to take on American’s greatest legal battles. Williams receives mail at: jb.uspu@gmail.com Older articles by JB Williams

The Theory is Now a Conspiracy And Facts Don’t Lie

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By JB Williams (Bio and Archives)  Thursday, September 10, 2009
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Though we live in an era when all undesirable facts are often blindly labeled “conspiracy theories” by political operatives with an agenda at risk, a very real conspiracy unfolds every now and then.
While it is indeed true that not all theories are actual conspiracies, like when Hillary Clinton developed an imaginary “right-wing conspiracy” out to get her husband, when in fact, the semen stained dress provided all the necessary (but unfriendly) facts and a perfectly logical explanation for all of those nasty rumors – it is also true that some conspiracies are much more than just crackpot theory.
To be a bonafide conspiracy, two or more individuals must knowingly conspire, plot or plan an evil, unlawful, treacherous, or surreptitious act. In politics or law, an agreement by two or more persons to commit a crime, fraud, or other wrongful act, is a “conspiracy.” Not in theory, but in reality.
Such is the case today!
A political national committee, the Chair of the Party convention, the Secretary of the Party, Party offices in each of fifty states, and maybe many – many more, have knowingly and wantonly defrauded the American election system and more than 300 million American citizens.
They plotted and planned an act of evil, unlawful, treacherous fraud in a blind quest for unbridled political power, and they hoped that you would never catch it. They almost got away with it too…
They snuck it past fifty state election commissions, congress, the US Supreme Court and Justice Department, the Federal Elections Commission and countless members of the Electoral College nationwide. Not a single member of the, as Limbaugh says, “drive-by media” caught it either, or if they did, they decided to become complicit for their own political reasons.
But as is always the case with liars, cheats and thieves, they slip up – make a silly mistake – overplay their hand – leave evidence lying around that they had forgotten about. And as with all chronic liars, they eventually get caught in their own web of lies.
Then, one day, someone stumbles into that evidence, and the house of cards comes crashing down around them. It’s almost poetic…

The Mistake

Aware of the fact that Barack Hussein Obama does NOT meet Article II – Section I constitutional requirements for the office of President, what well-seasoned professional politician would be stupid enough to sign their name and stake their personal career upon certifying Obama as eligible?
Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates are nominated at their respective Party Conventions.
Believe it or not, each Party is assigned the duty of vetting and certifying the legal eligibility of their own candidates. I know, like asking the fox to guard the henhouse, right. But hey, we are talking about a country which still thinks there is a separation of powers between the High Court and the Executive branch, which seats that court by way of political appointment, confirmed by congress, which wants a piece of the judge and expects a few political favors too.

The Evidence

In this case, the Democrat Party was responsible for vetting and certifying Barack Hussein Obama as legally eligible to seek the Oval Office. The U.S. Constitution has only three very specific requirements for the job. The proper legal text used on the DNC Party “Official Certification of Nomination” document reads as follows, and I quote;
“THIS IS TO CERTIFY that at the National Convention of the Democrat Party of the United States of America, held in Denver, Colorado on August 25 through 28, 2008, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively and that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution.”

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Yes, I know…. there is a typo in there. Not my typo, it belongs to whoever prepared the official document at the DNC. Did you catch it?
The document is signed by Chair of the DNC Convention and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, DNC Secretary Alice Travis Germond and Colorado Notary of Public Shalifa A. Williamson. It is dated August 28, 2008.
However, this document was never delivered to a single state DNC Office for state certification, and it was therefore, never presented to any state Election Commission as certification of these candidates, although I do have a copy of this notarized document myself.
Instead, a very similar document was delivered to fifty state DNC offices, which those offices certified to each of fifty state Election Commissions, who then date-stamped the document and stuck it in a file cabinet, and proceeded to place these “certified” candidates on the ballot.
The “Official Certification of Nomination” that was presented by the DNC in all fifty states for the 2008 Presidential election, in which Barack Hussein Obama became the new President of the United States, was almost identical, and it too was signed by Chair of the DNC Convention and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, DNC Secretary Alice Travis Germond and Notary of Public Shalifa A. Williamson, dated August 28, 2008.
But this version of the document was missing the following text, and I quote;
“- and that the following candidates for President and Vice President of the United States are legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution.”
The legal certification text on the DNC certified nomination document used for the DNC ticket was limited to, and I quote;
“THIS IS TO CERTIFY that at the National Convention of the Democrat Party of the United States of America, held in Denver, Colorado on August 25 through 28, 2008, the following were duly nominated as candidates of said Party for President and Vice President of the United States respectively:
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Oops, another typo? The reference to Obama’s constitutional eligibility was missing… An accidental omission?
The text certifying that Barack Hussein Obama was “legally qualified to serve under the provisions of the United States Constitution” had been removed from the document sent to the states. And yes, I have a copy of this version of the DNC Official Certification of Nomination letter too!
In fact, this version is in Election Commission files of all fifty state Election Commission offices, state DNC headquarters, complete with date stamps, matching signatures, even the same Notary of Public authentication, and absent the constitutional text.
Just in case you are wondering, the answer is yes. This version also includes the same typo present in the version not submitted by the DNC, but including the constitutional text, which means both documents have the same place of origin.
The individual at DNC headquarters who prepared this very important document was not only a poor typist… they were sloppy enough to leave both versions of the signed documents lying around.
Now this is the stuff real conspiracies are made of!

The Implications

Please, allow me to connect the dots here…
  • The DNC drafted, signed and notarized TWO slightly different versions of their Official Certification of Nomination documents, not one.
  • One of those documents had complete legal language, and one of them was missing the text concerning the constitutional eligibility of Barack Hussein Obama.
  • The version which is absent any certification of constitutional standing for the office of President is the version that was filed with every state in the country, and the one used by the DNC to elect Barack Obama President.
Oh, there is one more important document in this story.
The RNC “Official Certification of Nomination” for John McCain and Sarah Palin reads, and I quote:
“We do hereby certify that a national convention of Delegates representing the Republican Party of the United States, duly held and convened in the city of Saint Paul, State of Minnesota, on September 4, 2008, the following person, meeting the constitutional requirements for the Office of President of the United States, and the following person, meeting the constitutional requirements for the Office of Vice President of the Unites States, were nominated for such offices to be filled at the ensuing general election, November 4, 2008, viz;”
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The certification of constitutional eligibility is there in the RNC Certification of Nomination presented to the state Election Commissions. It’s there in the document which the DNC had prepared, signed and notarized, but did NOT deliver to the states.
But it is NOT there in the DNC Certification of Nomination that the DNC used to certify and elect Barack Hussein Obama President and Joseph Biden Vice President of the United States of America.
Last, the fact that TWO DNC Certifications exist, both signed, dated and notarized by the same individuals on the same day, means that a very real conspiracy to commit election fraud was underway, and since it took until six months after the election to uncover it, the conspiracy was indeed successful.
Are you still wondering why Barack Obama has spent nearly $1.5 million in taxpayer’s funds to race Department of Justice lawyers around the country to stop all cases questioning Obama’s eligibility before discovery can force Obama to open up his top secret life?
Now I realize that leftists, I mean liberals, no “progressives” – don’t like getting all bogged down in minutia and nit-picky details like the Constitution, but this is actually very serious business here. We are talking about the top-down leadership of the ruling political Party knowingly and wantonly defrauding voters by way of playing monkey business with fraudulent election documents.
As Al Gore once said, the debate is OVER!
There is no honest debate on the matter anymore. Obama is NOT a constitutional president, which is to say, we do NOT have a constitutional federal administration at present and every anti-American policy of the last six months is also, BINGO! – Unconstitutional!
What is still in question however – does any court in America have the backbone to do what must be done? – And what do the American people do, if not one court in the nation has that kind of constitutional backbone today?
Obama’s DOJ has thus far been successful in blocking the people’s access to the courts by claiming that no American citizen, including another presidential candidate, has “proper standing” to demand proof of Obama’s constitutional eligibility for the office he fraudulently holds.
To be very clear, the RNC nomination form filed with the states certifies that John McCain met all constitutional requirements for the Office of President. But the DNC nomination form filed with the states is absent any such language.
I know what I conclude from these facts, but what do you conclude from these facts?
More importantly, what will a court of law conclude? Will they ever even agree to hear the evidence?

The Theory is Now a Conspiracy And Facts Don’t Lie

– Update 09-11-09
First, thank you all for your comments. It is vital to the future of our beloved nation, that every American patriot awaken from apathy and engage in the defense of freedom, liberty and justice. The comments on this story demonstrate that this is happening, none too soon.
I want to respond to several comments regarding this story.
I was first made aware of these two documents when an anonymous reader sent them to me. The documents were posted here — Document #1 and here — Document #2 and I provided these proper links in my September 9, 2009 column Tennessee Grand Jury Joins DOJ in Obstructing Justice.
A poster has taken issue with a couple typos in this column. They make a good point, but more importantly, prove a very important point about this story in that process. Typos are more common than not, and that’s why it is significant that the same typo appears in both versions of the DNC Certification document. Like my column typos, which spellchecker missed in both cases, they are a way of identifying the authenticity and place of origin of a document. I usually take great pains to cross all t’s and dot all i’s just to eliminate any opening to discredit a story strictly on the basis of a typo. In this case, the story is of such magnitude, that it was more important to get the word out than to wait for the normal editing process. My apologies for the typos, but they change nothing.
Upon seeing the two DNC documents posted, I contacted several state election offices and requested copies of the DNC and RNC Certifications filed and in all cases, received the DNC version absent the constitutional eligibility reference. Since the RNC document included the constitutional reference in all cases, and the DNC document did not in all cases, I made the assumption that the same documents were fax-blasted to all states. Some states date-stamp and some don’t. I have NOT viewed all 50 state filings. I recommend that each of you contact your state Election Commission office and obtain a copy of the document filed in your state.
It has been posted here that Hawaii received a version of the DNC Certification that included the constitutional text. I have not verified this claim due to time constraints. However, assuming that the “constitutional” version of the document was filed in Hawaii or other states, this only further raises the question - “why two different documents?” Contrary to the assumption made by the Hawaii Cert poster, whether a state requires Article II – Section I text in its certification process or not, the U.S. Constitution requires that all candidates meet those requirements. Further, asserting that only some states require the language in the Certification document explains why the DNC included that text in those certs. But it does NOT explain why the DNC omitted that text from all others. Why two certs?
The good news is – the Hawaii Certification proves that BOTH documents are authentic and official, that all matching signatures on BOTH documents are authentic and that the DNC used BOTH when only the one with constitutional text was necessary. It adds complete credibility to the story as both documents appear to have been not only drafted, signed and notarized by the DNC, but filed differently in different locations. Why not just file one version including the constitutional text?
Last, this story confirms that some form of a conspiracy to mislead and ultimately defraud voters took place at the top of the Democrat Party. No story in recent history is of greater gravity. Yet, some prefer to focus their attention upon John McCain, who was not only a well known war hero from a well known US Military family of distinction, but a Senate confirmed Natural Born Citizen who was NOT elected President. Others prefer to focus attention on a typo missed by spellchecker, and still others hope to derail the story by asserting that Hawaii’s doc changes the only question raised by this report – Why TWO documents? Why eliminate constitutional text from any of them?
This is a very typical strategy of the left, and its purpose is to deflect attention away from the real crisis at hand, and focus attention upon typos, other candidates not elected, and technicalities that change absolutely nothing about the story or the only question of concern, why two different certificates and why omit the reference to constitutional eligibility regarding a candidate who clearly does not meet those requirements?
I reported what I found in a clear factual manner, and even the comments seeking to discredit, further confirm the basis for the story. So, in the end, I must ask, what do you make of all evidence presented?
If I missed any typos here, I apologize!

JB Williams is a writer on matters of history and American politics with more than 3000 pieces published over a twenty-year span. He has a decidedly conservative reverence for the Charters of Freedom, the men and women who have paid the price of freedom and liberty for all, and action oriented real-time solutions for modern challenges. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, a researcher, writer and a business owner. He is co-founder of action organizations The United States Patriots Union, a civilian parent organization for The Veteran Defenders of America. He is also co-founder of The North American Law Center, a citizen run investigative legal research and activism organization preparing to take on American’s greatest legal battles.
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ANYONE INTERESTED TO READ EXCERPTS FROM BILL AYER'S BOOK PRAIRIE FIRE ??? I FOUND IT ON LINE. THIS IS WHOM HUSSEIN OBAMA ASSOCIATES WITH:

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William Ayers' forgotten communist manifesto: Prairie Fire:

William Ayers is a communist. But don't take my word for it. He said so himself:


And not some nicey-nice peace-and-love kind of communist. Through his group the Weather Underground, Ayers was planning to "seize power" in a violent communist takeover of the United States:


The quotes above were scanned directly from a now long-forgotten book entitled Prairie Fire: The Politics of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialism, which was written and published in 1974 by William Ayers, Bernardine Dohrn and other members of the Weather Underground. In this slim volume, which functioned as the Weather Underground's ideological manifesto, Ayers declares himself to be a communist, and announces that his group's bombing campaign was intended to start a violent revolution to overthrow the American government.

After a long search, I was lucky enough to finally get my hands on a copy of the original edition of Prairie Fire, which is now extremely rare and hard to find. It was written in secret while Ayers and his fellow Weather Underground members were still in hiding and on the run, and still actively engaging in bombings and other violent acts.

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NY Sheriffs Join Together To Sue Gov. Cuomo For Infringing Gun Rights

NY Sheriffs Join Together To Sue Gov. Cuomo For Infringing Gun Rights

AUTHOR Bookworm
May 26, 2013 4:34pm PST
After Sandy Hook, New York rushed into law a package gun control provisions that were so poorly drafted they temporarily disarmed New York police forces. While the legislature was too busy to pass decent laws, it nevertheless did manage to come up with a snappy acronym for the laws: SAFE Act (“Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act”).
The name may be optimistic, since several sheriffs in New York have complained that the act is unworkable. Sheriffs are so concerned about enforcement issues, that the New York State Sheriffs’ Association, along with five individually named sheriffs, is planning on support a lawsuit that the New York State Rifle and Pistol Association, Inc. filed against Governor Cuomo.
Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard, one of the five individuals seeking to join the federal lawsuit, says that enforcing the SAFE Act is a waste of resources, diverting sheriffs from their job. According to Howard, “It’s an unenforceable law. I believe it will ultimately be declared to be unconstitutional.”
As far as Howard and his fellow sheriffs are concerned, existing laws provided sheriffs and the public with all the protection they need against gun crimes. The new laws are burdensome and unnecessary. In their petition to their court, the Sheriffs’ Association and individual sheriffs allege that
The Supreme Court has confirmed that the Second Amendment protects arms typically possessed by law-abiding citizens, and identified that the right of self-defense is ‘core’ protected conduct that is at its zenith in the home. At a minimum, laws that criminalize the most common rifle in America today – a rifle that is often selected precisely for its self-defense capabilities – impinge upon that core right. The same is true of laws banning standard-capacity magazines.
Aside from opposing the law as a general matter, the sheriffs argue that the hastily drafted law is “fatally vague” with measures that “law enforcement officers are inherently unable to fairly and uniformly enforce.”

Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers Chart Path Forward on Key Issues and Confirm Next Steps on Japan’s Entry

Executive Office of the President

Joint Statement of TPP Ministers

04/20/2013
Trans-Pacific Partnership Ministers Chart Path Forward on Key Issues and
Confirm Next Steps on Japan’s Entry
Surabaya, Indonesia - The trade ministers of the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries -- which include Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, United States, and Vietnam -- met on the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade to chart a path forward on the remaining issues that will enable them to conclude the negotiations on a 2013 timeframe as instructed by TPP Leaders. They also discussed the status of their discussions with Japan on its interest in joining the TPP.
As the negotiating teams prepare for the next round in Lima, Peru, set for May 15-24, ministers agreed on next steps to advance the TPP talks in a range of areas. They directed negotiators to complete their work on some chapters and to accelerate progress on more challenging issues that remain including intellectual property, competition/State-owned enterprises, and environment, as well as on the market access packages for goods, services/investment, and government procurement. Ministers committed to intensifying their own engagement over the coming months to work out solutions to outstanding sensitive issues and to achieve the TPP Leaders’ objective of a high-quality, ambitious, and comprehensive agreement this year.
Ministers also confirmed that each TPP member has concluded bilateral consultations with Japan regarding Japan’s interest in joining the TPP. Today, Ministers agreed by consensus to finalize with Japan the process for entry in a manner that allows the negotiations to continue expeditiously toward conclusion – as was done with other members that joined the negotiations in progress. Japan can then join the TPP negotiations upon completion of current members’ respective domestic processes.
With Japan’s entry, TPP countries would account for nearly 40 percent of global GDP and about one-third of all world trade. TPP Ministers noted that Japan’s participation in the negotiation will underscore the economic significance of TPP and its promise as a pathway toward a Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific.

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HOLDER TO INVESTIGATE HOLDER... THEY MUST REALLY THINK THE ENTIRE CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT ARE JUST PLAIN OLD DUMBSHITS... Well. we've let them get away with so much shit that they are really really starting to believe that!!

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Holder has already lied under oath. Does anyone think this won’t be another way to just cover everything up? Check it out:

President Barack Obama has asked his friend Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate Holder’s unprecedented investigation of a Fox News reporter.

Holder approved the Justice Department’s extraordinary 2010 investigation of contacts between a Fox News reporter and a State Department official who has since been charged with leaking classified information, according to NBC.

The Justice Department searched the reporter’s e-mails and phone calls under the legal claim that he may have contributed to a crime.

The Fox News revelation followed the news that the Justice Department had investigated the phone records of reporters working for The Associated Press.

On May 24, however, Obama reacted to growing alarm in the media by asking Holder to review the Justice Department’s procedures for investigating the media
HOLDER TO INVESTIGATE HOLDER... THEY MUST REALLY THINK THE ENTIRE CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT ARE JUST PLAIN OLD DUMBSHITS... Well. we've let them get away with so much shit that they are really really starting to believe that!!

NOW THIS IS PAY PER VIEW MATERIAL:

Holder has already lied under oath. Does anyone think this won’t be another way to just cover everything up? Check it out:

President Barack Obama has asked his friend Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate Holder’s unprecedented investigation of a Fox News reporter.

Holder approved the Justice Department’s extraordinary 2010 investigation of contacts between a Fox News reporter and a State Department official who has since been charged with leaking classified information, according to NBC.

The Justice Department searched the reporter’s e-mails and phone calls under the legal claim that he may have contributed to a crime.

The Fox News revelation followed the news that the Justice Department had investigated the phone records of reporters working for The Associated Press.

On May 24, however, Obama reacted to growing alarm in the media by asking Holder to review the Justice Department’s procedures for investigating the media

Obama's 2-ocean globalist plan Trans-Pacific Partnership scheduled for fast-track vote this year by Jerome R. Corsi

Obama's 2-ocean globalist plan

Trans-Pacific Partnership scheduled for fast-track vote this year

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Quietly, the Obama administration is systematically putting into place a two-ocean globalist plan that will dwarf all prior trade agreements, including NAFTA, with the goal of establishing the global sovereignty envisioned by New World Order enthusiasts.
The two agreements are the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, or TIPP.
WND has learned the Obama administration plans to jam the TPP through Congress no later than Dec. 31.
Plans to implement the Trans-Atlantic agreement have now begun in tandem with the implementation the Trans-Pacific agreement that has been in place for almost two years.
The Obama administration calculates that passage of the TIPP will be reduced to a rubber-stamp decision once Congress has already passed the TPP.
Largely unreported by establishment media, the 17th round of Trans-Pacific or TPP negotiations is taking place in Lima, Peru, May 15-24, as revealed on the official government website of the U.S. Trade Representative, a division of the Executive Office of the President.
The website of the U.S. Trade Representative also announces Obama’s decision to launch the Transatlantic or TIPP negotiations, derived from a detailed exploratory process that began at the November 2011 U.S.-EU Summit, a development that also took place with little noticed by establishment media.
Since 2007, as WND has reported, globalists controlling free-trade policy within the U.S. government have been planning to achieve European Union and United States political integration, beginning with the TIPP free-trade agreement.
As WND reported in 2007, President George W. Bush, at a summit meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President of the EU Commission Manuel Barroso, signed an agreement in Washington creating “a permanent body” that committed the U.S. to “deeper transatlantic economic integration.”
The “Transatlantic Economic Integration” agreement put in place the Transatlantic Economic Council to be chaired in the U.S. by a Cabinet-level officer in the White House and on the EU side by a member of the European Commission.
A brave new world of trade
As WND previously reported, Obama announced in his 2013 State of the Union address the addition of the trans-Atlantic free-trade agreement to the agenda already in place to create the counterpart trans-Atlantic free-trade agreement:
To boost American exports, support American jobs and level the playing field in the growing markets of Asia, we intend to complete negotiations on a Trans-Pacific Partnership. And tonight, I’m announcing that we will launch talks on a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership with the European Union – because trade that is fair and free across the Atlantic supports millions of good-paying American jobs. (Applause.)
The promise of creating new jobs drew congressional applause despite legitimate concerns that previous trade agreements, including NAFTA and U.S. participation in the World Trade Organization, have resulted in the loss of millions of high-salary U.S. jobs overseas to nations with less expensive markets.
The globalists advising the Obama administration appear to have learned from the adverse public reaction to the Security and Prosperity Partnership of North America, or SPP, to avoid leader summit meetings so that the international “working group” coordination needed to create these international free-trade agreements is kept away from a critical alternative news media.
The Obama administration has shut down the Security and Prosperity Partnership website, SPP.gov. The last joint statement issued by the newly formed North American Leaders Summit, operating as the rebranded SPP, was issued April 2, 2012, at the conclusion of the last tri-lateral head-of-state meeting between the U.S., Mexico and Canada, held in Washington, D.C.
It was the sixth North American leaders summit. The previous meetings were: Waco, Texas (2005), where the SPP was first announced; Cancun (2006); Montebello, Canada (2007); New Orleans (2008); and Guadalajara (2009).
WND has previously reported the North American integration planned first under the SPP and now under the rubric of the North American Leaders Summit follows a plan initially developed by the Council on Foreign Relations, openly expressed in the May 2005 CFR report “Building a North American Community.”
Fast track
WND has previously reported the Obama administration plans to jam the Trans-Pacific Partnership through Congress by pursuing “fast track authority” that would restrict congressional prerogatives to an up-or-down vote, with the intention of pushing TPP through Congress by the end of this year.
Fast-track authority, a provision under the Trade Promotion Authority, requires Congress to review an FTA under limited debate, in an accelerated time frame subject to a yes-or-no vote.
Under fast-track authority, there is no provision for Congress to modify the agreement by submitting amendments. Fast-track authority also treats the FTA as if it were trade legislation being negotiated by the executive branch. The purpose is to assure foreign partners that the FTA, once signed, will not be changed during the legislative process.
A report released Jan. 24 by the Congressional Research Service, titled “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress,” makes clear the Obama administration does not have fast-track authority to negotiate the TPP, even though the office of the U.S. Trade Representative is acting as if fact-track authority is in effect.
The present negotiations are not being conducted under the auspices of formal trade promotion authority, or TPA, according to the CRS report. The latest TPA expired July 1, 2007. The administration, however, is informally following the procedures of the former TPA. If TPP implementing legislation is brought to Congress, TPA may need to be considered if the legislation is not to be subject to potentially debilitating amendments or rejection, the report says.
A graphic of the reach of the Trans-Pacific agreement presented in the CRS report on the first page shows the reach of the agreement across the Pacific Ocean, including Peru and Chile in South America; Australia and New Zealand; Malaysia, as well as Vietnam in Southeast Asia; Singapore; and Japan.

The North American detail of the graphic, right, shows trade from Canada is shown extending down into roughly Oklahoma in the U.S. and trade from Canada extending north into the U.S., roughly to Colorado.
According to the CRS report, Obama formally notified Congress of his administration’s decision to enter into negotiations with the TPP countries on Dec. 14, 2009. The notification set off a 90-day timeline under the now-expired 2002 trade promotion authority legislation for congressional consultations prior to the beginning of negotiations.
There is nothing on the public record to indicate Congress objected in any way to the Obama administration proceeding with the Bush administration plan to finalize TPP negotiations.
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Obama's Commerce Secretary Didn't Report $80 Million in Income

Obama's Commerce Secretary Didn't Report $80 Million in Income

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Barack Obama’s close friend and major fundraiser, Penny Pritzker, who has been nominated to be the new Secretary of Commerce, didn’t include more than $80 million in income in financial disclosures she filed last week. Pritzker, who is a billionaire, supposedly “inadvertently omitted” this tiny part of her fortune. Her lawyer, Robert Rizzi, wrote the Commerce Department on May 21 that the money was not included in the May 15 filings that were reviewed by the U.S. Office of Government Ethics “because of a clerical error and through no fault of Ms. Pritzker.”


Susan Anderson, Pritzker’s personal spokeswoman, said Prizker’s “financial advisors” discovered the mistake within the 184-page submission. The $80 million in income was derived from Pritzker being paid over ten years for consulting for more than 400 domestic trusts, which were being restructured because of an intergenerational family feud that split into 11 family lines. Some of the entities being fought over were the Marmon Corp., Hyatt Hotels, Union Tank Car, Conwood Company and the Hyatt Center office building in Chicago. Anderson said, “Pritzker provided advice on the restructuring, managing and in some cases, selling various trust assets.”

Although the GOP is not hostile to Pritzker, one factor that might check her advance is the failure of Superior Bank, a Hinsdale Savings and Loan that her family controlled. Pritzker tried to revive the bank with an expanded push into subprime loans. There were also some tax avoidance strategies that her trusts and business empire used that may be looked into.

U.S. Fears Russia May Sell Air-Defense System to Syria

U.S. Fears Russia May Sell Air-Defense System to Syria

WASHINGTON — The United States, which is trying to bring Syrian rebels and the Syrian government to the negotiating table, is now increasingly worried that Russia plans to sell a sophisticated air defense system to Syria, American officials said Wednesday.
 Russia has a long history of selling arms to the Syrians and has a naval base in the country. But the delivery of the Russian S-300 missile batteries would represent a major qualitative advancement in Syria’s air defenses. The system is regarded as highly effective and would limit the ability of the United States and other nations to operate over Syrian airspace or impose a no-fly zone.
It is also able to track and fire missiles at multiple targets, including aircraft and some missiles.
“There are concerns that this might happen,” said a senior United States official who spoke on the condition of anonymity, referring to the possible delivery of the S-300. A Western intelligence service has also warned that the Russians may soon send S-300 air defense batteries to Syria, said another American official who asked not to be identified because he was discussing intelligence reports.
News of the possible Russian sale, which was first reported online by The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday evening, came less than a day after Secretary of State John Kerry sought to enlist Russia’s help in facilitating a political transition that would supplant President Bashar al-Assad of Syria.
Russia and Iran have supported Mr. Assad politically and have provided military support — support that American officials say has fortified Mr. Assad’s determination to hang on to power.
American officials had been concerned that Russia might sell S-300 air defense batteries to Iran. But after the United States and Israel raised alarms, the weapons were not provided to the Iranians.
While Syria’s air defenses are formidable, Israel has successfully carried out three airstrikes to stop the suspected transfer of advanced weapons from Syria to Hezbollah. In carrying out its attacks, Israeli warplanes flew over neighboring Lebanon and fired air-to-ground weapons at their targets, American officials said.
The possible S-300 sale comes as the United States and its allies are struggling to find a way to end the fighting in Syria, which has killed more than 70,000.
The White House announced Wednesday that Prime Minister David Cameron of Britain planned to meet with President Obama next Monday in Washington. One subject they will take up will be Syria, the White House noted in a statement.
British and French officials have said that they hope to modify or do away with the European Union ban on arms sales to Syria, which has precluded Western European nations from providing weapons to the Syrian opposition. That embargo is scheduled to expire at the end of May. The Obama administration is also weighing expanding the modest level of nonlethal aid it is giving to the armed Syrian rebels.
Still, while the United States and its allies are seeking to bolster the Syrian opposition, American officials have said that only a negotiated political transition holds the promise of building an inclusive and stable Syria if Mr. Assad is deposed.
To that end, the Americans have sought Russia’s cooperation. Before his meeting with Mr. Putin on Tuesday, Mr. Kerry said that he hoped the two sides would find “common ground” on Syria. He made no mention of Russia’s arms sales to Syria.

British SAS Training Rebels For Assassination of Assad

British SAS Training Rebels For Assassination of Assad

Source: ALA
As British Prime Minister David Cameron prepares to use the Royal Air Force (RAF) in Syria to put an end to the massacres the Syrian regime is committing throughout the country, British Special Forces are training rebels to assassinate the Syrian president and his commanders, the London Daily Star reported.
UK government sources told the newspaper that British assassination squads are in Syria to train rebels on how to target President Bashar al-Assad and his warlords. Some troops hailing from Britain Special Air Service (SAS), Special Boat Section (SBS) and the Airborne Infantry of the British Army (Paras) are also in the country to teach Anti-Assad fighters techniques on the accurate use of weapons and explosives against Assad regime forces, the sources said.
Unlike the previous position of the United States and Western countries not to arm the Syrian rebels, U.S. president Barack Obama and Cameron are considering to intervene in Syria and to enforce a no-fly zone, the sources added.
Earlier this week, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad showed defiance when he appeared on Russian television warning against any intervention. Assad promised to take the fight till the end. “I’m Syrian, I was made in Syrian and I have to live in Syria and die in Syria,” he said.
During his visit to Syrian refugee camps in Jordan, Cameron urged the United States to pressure the international community to offer more help to Syrians who were forced to leave their country due to ongoing violence.
“Right here in Jordan I am hearing appalling stories of what has happened inside Syria and one of the first things I want to talk to Obama about is how we must do more to try and solve this crisis,” Cameron said.
Since March 2011, an overall death toll of more than 37,000 was recorded by the monitoring group, the Observatory of Human Rights. The New York Times said more than 20,000 members of the Syrian army have defected and joined the Free Syrian Army across the country.

U.S. democrat offers bill to arm Syrian opposition

U.S. democrat offers bill to arm Syrian opposition

Source: Arabiya
A top U.S. Senate Democrat introduced a bill Monday that authorizes arming rebels in Syria, a step Washington has been weighing after President Barack Obama said the Damascus regime may have used chemical weapons.
Senator Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, introduced the Syria Stabilization Act of 2013 that would give “increased authorization to provide lethal and non-lethal assistance to Syrian armed opposition.”
The bill is seen as intensifying pressure on Obama to take action in Syria after U.S. and other intelligence assessments that the regime has used chemical weapons, something Obama has warned would be a “game changer.”
“The Assad regime has crossed a red line that forces us to consider all options,” Menendez said in a statement.
“The greatest humanitarian crisis in the world is unfolding in and around Syria, and the U.S. must play a role in tipping the scales toward opposition groups and working to build a free Syria.”
The measure specifically bars the administration from transferring portable, shoulder-fired missile or grenade launchers known as MANPADS, amid concern that such weapons have been finding their way from places like Libya into the hands of extremists who might use them against US interests.
It also increases sanctions on arms and oil sales to strongman Bashar al-Assad’s regime, and authorizes a “transition fund” of some $250 million per year aimed at helping a civilian opposition in Syria prepare for a switch to some form of democratic rule.
The bill is likely to garner some bipartisan support, as a handful of Republicans including Senator John McCain have long said it was time to consider arming vetted opposition groups.
The Obama administration has expressed worry about the risks of pouring more arms into a volatile conflict, and has so far stuck to providing humanitarian assistance and non-lethal aid.
But Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel acknowledged last Thursday that Washington was taking a fresh look at whether to arm Syria’s outgunned rebels.

Syrian Civil War Turns Proxy War With Military Mobilization

Syrian Civil War Turns Proxy War With Military Mobilization

Source: Tribune
As Russia’s warships, weapon systems and arms continue to flow into Syria, Israel is not about to let Russia, Hezbollah and Iran tip the balance of power in the favor of its border enemy. Israel is one of the key players in the region that has attempted to remain quiet and let NATO handle much of the Syrian Civil War from Turkey without getting the publicity itself. Because of this, it has primarily been concerned with a defensive posture so far and the prevention in terms of restricting arms shipments to Hezbollah. But this is changing as Russia steams its way over with greater force and the US fails to play a counter-Syrian role.
Has Russia beaten the US with a decisive direct military engagement? Not yet. But all parties, whether foreign or of Syrian national origin, appear to be increasing their involvement and intensity with Syria’s dirty war.

Major Players

Pro-Syrian Government: The Syrian Regime and government loyalists; Iran, Russia and Hezbollah.
Anti-Syrian Government: The Syrian Opposition and anti-government rebels; the US, NATO, Turkey, Israel, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
None of these actors are allies in any traditional sense of the word. Instead, the actors above are simply either for or against the current Syrian Government. These participating foreign states have no strong active military presence within Syria yet, but they are transitioning from backing tens of thousands of fighters, not including independent jihadists flocking from all over the world.
A senior US State Department official said that Iranian soldiers have been sent to join sides with the Syrian Army. Already there has been an exchange of fire between Israel and Syria.
Russia and Iran continue to conflate conditions both internally and regionally. Russia’s response to send a fleet to the Mediterranean is hinged to the desire of maintaining the warm water ports, which it currently enjoys.
The Russians are not interested in supporting President Bashar al-Assad of Syria as much as they are in securing their geopolitical interests first; however, the two are not necessarily mutually exclusive. They also have no desire to see Assad’s Regime crumble and be taken over by terrorists or a US installed government that is unfriendly to them if they can do anything about it. Moreover, here are some economic benefits, but there are more economic costs than benefits at this point in time. Thus, the very issue for them is vastly geographic and political in nature.
The present move is further a direct response to a more likely US intervention rambling on Capitol Hill, seeking to take the initiative on behalf of the rebel forces opposing President Assad. Russia is thus further reacting to the US in a preemptive manner in response to increasing Congressional and White House pressures and talks of no-fly zones or the arming of the rebels. There operational strategy is to prevent a situation akin to Libya, where the US or NATO air superiority is jeopardized, diminished or challenged by the Russian fleet’s force of presence.
So far, official US involvement has been limited to passive support like intelligence sharing or medical aid to the Syrian Opposition. A no-fly-zone has not yet been established and it appears that Russia is far exceeding the US in its political and military commitments in regards to Syria.
Benchmarks of military mobilization by the Russians should not be so readily downplayed by the Pentagon. Ruling out any inadvertent entanglement between Russian forces, though a low possibility at present, would not be advisable. Such an unintentional, clumsy, escalation of war by an increasingly unstable power balance in and around Syria may also come from pairs like Russia and Israel, who face each other in direct geopolitical opposition.
Russia primarily seeks to secure their portion of Syria, their people and their interests. Only secondarily does it support the Syrian government by more overt and covert measures. After they establish a more secure beachhead in the chaos, once safe from Western threats to bases and interests, they will then be in a better position to funnel supplies through those ports uninhibited. The warships carry with them supplies and marines and they are a lot more than a show of the flag. They are a tangible, genuine, military build-up on Syrian waters.

Where does this leave Syria now?

The fact that the pro-Syrian forces are regaining the initiative is likely due to two critical factors: 1) the increased foreign support and commitment and 2) a stronger uniformity than the rebels.
Turkey is harboring the political Syrian Opposition leadership backed by the West, as well as over 400,000 refugees. More than a few will decide to join the ranks and fight back, pushing South. The rebels in the Northern Ar Raqqah, Northern Aleppo and Idlib provinces have witnessed the gains of an expanding Turkish/NATO sphere.
Toward the Northeast, Hassakah and Deir al-Zor, show the political influence of a large ethnic Kurdish rebel population, foreign Kurdish influence and the immigrating extremists from Iraq, filtering through cities like Abu Kamal.
In the West, on the Mediterranean, Russia is stationed in Latakia and Tartus Provinces as well as Hezbollah coming out of South Lebanon for aid. Both areas permit the Regime with a strong supply from its ports and through Lebanon. They also permit outward control of central Syria expanding out from these zones.
As for competing countries that have no direct border influence or access they may choose to funnel assistance through Jordan or Iraq, for example. In the meantime, Iran continues to sustain the Assad Regime without the advantage of a shared border through arms flights and limited ground access through Iraq. They have supplied not only continual stockades of arms but advisors as well. Iran continues to back Hezbollah and Saudi Arabia and Qatar are backing many hardcore Islamist and jihadist fighters into cities clashing cities of the extreme South, like Daraa.

Fragmented Development

The total Syrian war refugees hit over 1.5 million, with: over 400,000 in Turkey, almost 500,000 in Jordan, almost 500,000 in Lebanon.
There are over 70,000 Syrians killed and 4 million are estimated to be internally displaced within Syria. The United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees reports that 6.8 million are in need of aid and by the end of this year, about 10 million (half the population) will require humanitarian assistance.
Importantly, there is no single rebel force involved in the war. Also of note are the expanding bubbles of states into Syria’s Civil War. But ethnic cleansing, torture, religious murders, state terror, government massacres, terrorism, extrajudicial killings, kidnappings and chemical weapons and the larger scale jihad between religious sects are further quickening the quagmire of Civil War into a toxic powder keg. This powder keg threatens to ignite greater religious jihad in Lebanon, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey and the greater region.
The indirect warring between state powers with eager geopolitical regional interests for the control are also compounded by the greater internal crisis of a sectarian warfare between the Shia and Sunni concentrated areas.
When the West dropped support at the discovery of more and more of the rebel groups turned out to be radical jihadists back by states like Saudi Arabia and Qatar, they began to backpedal further. One of jihadist faction, Jabhat al-Nusra, who is reported to have up to 10,000 fighters, even openly acknowledged an alliance with al Qaeda in Iraq.
There is also the legitimate concern of a growing jihadist infiltration of the Syrian Opposition. So there was not only an increase in Russian and Iranian support for the Syrian Regime that caused a recent operational advantage, but there was also a decline and disruption in US logistics to the Opposition force supply lines, which still remains a big issue.
After the chemical weapons reports and the success of the Syrian Military operations towards the West and to the North, Washington is planning on some sort of military action short of boots on the ground but they have been hesitant.
The second reason for Syrian advances is the in-fighting between the Syrian Opposition rebel groups. This has increased as the Civil War becomes more and more defined in terms of state rivalry and jihad.
Various terrorists or militant groups are not restrained in targeting others; even if they have the same ultimate objective of removing Assad from power. This has led to an increase in local warlords imposing strict religious standards or battling with another group to wrest control after Syrian forces incurred losses or retreated in those towns. Hezbollah itself can claim to hold towns for Assad as well until he Syrian Army arrives.
As the factions and infighting intensify, and as the Syrian Military realigns itself with emboldened allied support, the Syrian government continues to benefit from a clear advantage.

What does this mean for US and NATO options of future interventions?

Stronghold positions of various factions clearly demonstrate the impact of foreign power projection of either pro or anti-Assad bleeding into a proxy war from their border areas.
The US remains confident that Syria’s partners and recent developments do not restrict their operational control; however, this may not be a tenable position as the events unfold. Already, Russia has placed a good amount of forces in the region. They appear determined to tip Syria’s fate and to prevent Western control of the war’s aftermath.
About Brett Daniel Shehadey
Brett Daniel Shehadey is an analyst, writer, and commentator. His areas of interest include: strategy, political theory, foreign affairs, intelligence and security. He holds an M.A. in Strategic Intelligence from American Military University and a B.A in Political Science from UCLA.